After taking a week off the show because of life outside of football this time of year, Seth Cox and I were back online for the latest episode of Revenge of the Birds Radio. It was the first show since the Cardinals clinched a postseason berth.
Among the good is the emergence of David Johnson and how he appears to be all we hoped he could be and how running back now is not likely a position of need entering this offseason.
Also good is the continued superb play of Carson Palmer and I note how good Michael Floyd has become recently and how he has an outside shot at 1000 yards.
The bad? No pass rush and also the short passing game beginning to be a problem again for the Cardinals defense.
With all the talk of how good the Panthers and Seahawks have been, we discuss if the Cardinals should fear any team in the postseason. The verdict is no. As good as Seattle has been, Arizona already went into their house and beat them, And every quality offense the Seahawks has played has really put up huge numbers. Avoid playing them more is better, but Cardinals fans shouldn't fear them. Seth says the two teams that match up the best against Arizona are Carolina and Denver because of their defenses.
Toward the end of the show, we even get into a little draft talk. One mock draft suggests the Cardinals are ready to move on from Jonathan Cooper. Seth brings up one pas rushing talent to pay attention to -- Noah Spence -- who could actually be available in the late first round when the Cardinals will be picking. He is a tremendous talent, but a knucklehead. He is a guy to watch.
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